Eugene Monroe was recently acquired by the ravens to help protect Joe Flacco’s blindside. It’s an imperative position for a successful offense and after viewing the first four games of this season, a necessary transaction if the Ravens are seeking to defend their title.
How important is it to protect your quarterback? Well, if you look at the evolution of the NFL, it’s of the utmost importance. Best Tickets released an analysis of how the NFL has slowly morphed from a rushing-dominated league to a much more pass-happy league. The Ravens’ defense last year certainly played a crucial role in winning the Super Bowl – and Ray Rice was no slouch running the football either – but Flacco’s success in the pocket by limiting turnovers and completing passes at a high percentage were what really pushed the Ravens from playoff participant to playoff champion.
Make sure to check out the Best Tickets blog to read their interesting analysis on the development of the NFL’s offenses.